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23-24 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BN, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ruskin

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Ranked #505 of 1,071 hotels in London
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toongabbie, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I had a very comfortable stay here. Our room appeared freshly renovated, and while cosy, was well organised so you could make the best use of the space. The window let in a lot of light, but the blinds ensured the room stayed dark till you opened them, and the window was sound proof. We had a... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfect location in the heart of London right next to British Museum, you can either explore the city by foot or catch one of several busses nearby. The tube is also just 5 min away. The staff is very friendly and helpful - no complaints there. Our room had a view to the back - very quiet and nice garden... More

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Ennis, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ruskin is basically a guesthouse, and if you go in expecting that you'll not be disappointed. The breakfast wouldn't be accused of being generous in portion size, but was served by friendly and efficient staff. My room faced into the garden and was nice and quiet. My bathroom and shower were most definitely excellent - recently updated, clean, and... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Booked the hotel Last minute as a base for a night out in London. Tube stations are within walking distance - I think Russel Square (Picadilly line) was nearest but Holborn (Picadilly & Central) and Tottenham Court Road (Central & Northern) line stations are all within walking distance. The room was very basic and in need of modernisation but clean... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The hotel is very outdated in terms of colour schemes and 70s furniture, which were falling apart in some places, but the (shared) bath room was very clean and surprisingly modern...I did chuckle at one review which said "well tiled" but I'd have to agree! The single room was basic with an odd pink and white colour scheme and dirty... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

A good base for a few days. Not luxury but good for the price, especially considering the location. Gibe yourself plenty of time if you are walking or busing to Victoria station......it takes a while.

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Emerald Isle NC USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The Hotel Ruskin is a very nice hotel. The staff is attentive and the environment is always clean and well kept. We have stayed here on a number occasions and will try to make reservations in the future. It's location is hard to beat. It is very close to the British Museum and within easy walking distance to the west... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Staff very friendly nice and clean room and shower.breakfast very good,all round great place and a good price.Great location within walking distance to covent garden and Leicester square 10 -15 min walk.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We often go to London for theatre, museums, galleries and bookshops. We prefer to spend our money on theatre tickets rather than a pseudo luxury hotel. For this purpose the Ruskin is a fantastic choice. Situated opposite the British museum, is within easily walking distance from major museums and theatre venues. Clean, private with very friendly staff and a cosy... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

The staff here could teach a thing or two to the bigger hotels in the area. Room had a shared bathroom but that was made clear on booking and basin in the room was therefore a bonus. Nice breakfast included in the price which makes this a real bargain. Why pay double or more elsewhere if you are only staying... More

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Address: 23-24 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
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Ranked #505 of 1,071 hotels in London
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